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Accessories. Kate Spade in Name Only. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Accessories. Kate Spade in Name Only. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on July 27, 2007, 10:06 am / in Accessories

Kate and Andy Spade are leaving the building, or at least their brand. Liz Claiborne Inc. acquired the accessories brand last November (for a reported $124 million plus debt) and Kate (designer) and Andy’s (CEO) service agreements are about to expire. According to a report in today’s WWD, the Spades cited personal reasons for leaving their roles. They will stay […]

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Celebrity Style. Little Girl Lost: Britney Spears Has Come Undone. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Celebrity Style. Little Girl Lost: Britney Spears Has Come Undone. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on July 27, 2007, 9:41 am / in Celebrity Style

Yesterday we (Second City Style) reported on the impending issue of the OK! magazine issue that tells the sad tale of the rapid decline of Britney Spears’ career and state of mental health. I would add fashion, but it was always pretty horrid. While waiting at the Chicago airport for my flight back to NYC last night, I was surprised […]

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Designers. Peter Som Named Women’s Creative Director at Bill Blass. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Designers. Peter Som Named Women’s Creative Director at Bill Blass. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on July 27, 2007, 7:15 am / in Fashion

Peter Som Bill Blass is getting hip. According to WWD, expect Bill Blass to name Peter Som as creative director for its women’s division and Michael Bastian as creative director for men’s later today. Som will replace Michael Vollbracht, who left the company in May after four years while Bastian takes on a new role. Don’t worry! Som and Bastian […]

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Shopping Online. I Don’t Hate Her Because She’s Beautiful. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Shopping Online. I Don’t Hate Her Because She’s Beautiful. Second City Style Fashion Blog

6 by / on July 26, 2007, 4:37 pm / in Shopping

She is someone I see almost every day. Often several times a day. I call her "shopbop girl". I don’t know what her deal is, if she’s snotty, mad, stuck up, or maybe she’s just shy. I don’t hate her because she’s beautiful. I never saw one single item of clothing that looked bad on her. She is really an […]

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Jewelry/Bling. Fall Forecast Necklaces: Make a Statement and Go For Bold! Second City Style Fashion & Bling Blog

Jewelry/Bling. Fall Forecast Necklaces: Make a Statement and Go For Bold! Second City Style Fashion & Bling Blog

1 by / on July 26, 2007, 2:00 pm / in Accessories

It has been a while since we have reported on jewelry and it is now time to think fall. Which means…big and bold! Day or night, it’s about a hunky, chunky piece of neck candy! You’ll need a little ‘pop’ with fall’s gray color palette… Mawi Teardrop and Leaf Necklace $460 at Net-a-Porter Burnished Circles Necklace by Vivre Selection  $395 […]

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Fall Trend Report ’07. Bright Lights, Big City. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Fall Trend Report ’07. Bright Lights, Big City. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on July 26, 2007, 11:07 am / in Fashion

Lanvin RTW Fall ’07 Donna Karan RTW Fall ’07 Luella RTW Fall ’07 Jill Stuart RTW Fall ’07  If you are a fan of bright colors, you are in luck this fall. Even though the runway photos above may look like spring, we can assure they are not. The trends for Fall ’07 include full-on dresses, a coat, handbag or […]

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Celeb Style. Brit’s Fried Chicken & True Crimes of Fashion. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Celeb Style. Brit’s Fried Chicken & True Crimes of Fashion. Second City Style Fashion Blog

4 by / on July 26, 2007, 10:00 am / in Celebrity Style

Brit’s (Not) OK! Foiled Photo Shoot It’s bad enough that OK! magazine will document Britney Spears has flipped her lid on Friday, but from a fashion perspective she has really lost her marbles. According to Page Six Britney has NO respect for designer clothes! Oh the horror! After wiping her fried chicken-grease-covered hands on a $274 dress and picking up […]

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Legal Eagle. Levi’s Sues Again! Second City Style Fashion Blog

Legal Eagle. Levi’s Sues Again! Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on July 26, 2007, 9:00 am / in Fashion

Don’t mess with Levi’s jean’s pocket! According to WWD, Levi Strauss & Co. is alleging that Abercrombie & Fitch is illegally copying their trademarked back-pocket stitching. This is their second suit filed this month having already acussed Polo of the same. In citing trademark infringement, Levi’s has accused Abercrombie & Fitch of using the trademarked pocket design (connecting arches) on […]

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Fall Fashion ’07. Femme Fatale For Fall. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Fall Fashion ’07. Femme Fatale For Fall. Second City Style Fashion Blog

5 by / on July 26, 2007, 8:11 am / in Fashion

Lauren Dimet Waters, Editor-in-Chief – Second City Style Fashion Magazine It’s that time of the summer where I am so bored with my summer wardrobe I begin looking forward to my favorite fashion season…fall. At the conclusion of New York Fall Fashion Week last February, I posted an article titled: "Fashion Week 2007. Top 10 Trends (You’ll Be Wearing) From […]

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Bags. Is There Such a Thing as A Stylish Laptop Bag? Second City Style Fashion Blog

Bags. Is There Such a Thing as A Stylish Laptop Bag? Second City Style Fashion Blog

5 by / on July 25, 2007, 2:30 pm / in Accessories

What is a true fashionista to do? As working women who need to lug a laptop…we have a major problem. Laptop bags still look they are made for men or women who love Pierre Deux diaper bags. I dare you to try to find a bangin’ laptop bag that is worthy of your attention, time or money. It ruins the […]

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